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Sep 9, 2010 4:30pm PDT
see this is closing the achievement gap. it is closing the achievement gap because these grooms have made more gains than the district average. so if we go back to 2006-2007, you will see that the district made a 1.7% improvement, but the targeted groups, only 1.4% and 1.1%. similarly in 2007-2008, it was 1.3% improvement for the district, and the targeted groups only .6% and .7%. and it is only in the last two years where we have match the district average or exceeded it with the targeted groups. so again, for two consecutive years we have matched or exceeded the district average for our targeted groups. you see the same trend in math. in math it is even more distinct where it is exceeding in the last two years. so in the last two years you will see that the district average has been 2.8% and 3%. but the african-american and latino gains have been much higher than that kind of improvement. we have had significant gains for those groups in math, and we call that closing the achievement gap, again for the second year in a row. other news which was significance to share was the samoan
Sep 9, 2010 12:35am PDT
the bride, the groom and their friend, played by katie holmes. >> jimmy: katie holmes and anna paquin. >> anna paquin, josh duhamel. the cast is pretty amazing. >> jimmy: you were -- you deejayed anna paquin's real wedding in real life. >> i did, yeah. >> jimmy: what? [ laughter ] >> well, i -- the costume designer on the film and i would deejay parties while we were out in greenport, making the movie and anna loved the music, so about three months before her wedding, she e-mailed me, was like, "hey, do you wanna deejay my wedding?" i was like, "yeah -- i'll deejay your wedding. [ laughter ] i was literally playing during dinner too. it was awesome. >> jimmy: really >> people were eating and drinking and -- >> jimmy: super fun. have you ever done it before? >> deejay yeah. >> jimmy: you've deejayed weddings? >> no, never a wedding. >> jimmy: just bar mitzvahs and birthday parties? >> yeah, mainly. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. >> mainly. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: -- second career. >> this is a big step. >> jimmy: yeah. >> this is my first wedding. >> jimmy: that's exciting. how'd it go? d
Sep 9, 2010 1:00pm EDT
trying to groom his son. there are other contenders for the presidency and so on. i wonder if you have any view or if you could express a view on the importance of -- you mentioned the planned 2011 parliamentary election. i do not want to concentrate on the election, but the importance of political processes that are seen to be fair and inclusive. you mentioned opposition parties, but for example, could you comment on the importance of an election and that is carried out with agreed upon rules and a transparent way that will perhaps address these legitimacy questions around the government? >> well, i think your question sets the table very well. obviously, it is essential for yemen to have free and fair elections. i think that the national dialogue is essential. we have worked very hard on promoting this goal. obviously, we are going to have a hard time getting there if we do not emphasize the government's aspect of this. we have spoken to the secretary at the yemen conference, making a point of underscoring the need for a unified yemen. this is absolutely essential for regional s
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